Many individuals and organizations have contributed to the success of this study. We wishto acknowledge some of the key contributors and thank them for their assistance.First and foremost, we would like to thank the team's Project Officer, Mr. Juan Pelegrin, hisHead of Unit Mr. Richard Swetenham and his unit in DG INFSO. In addition, special thanksare due to the many individuals who consented to give interviews and who responded toour questions. Finally, an expression of our gratitude is offered to Mr. Robbin te Velde, Mr.Raimondo Iemma and Mr. Graham Vickery who participated in the meeting validating ourfinal draft report.
The study team
Marc de Vries (Citadel Consulting)Lionel Kapff (Deloitte Consulting)Mar Negreiro Achiaga (Deloitte Consulting)Patrick Wauters (Deloitte Consulting)David Osimo (Tech4i2)Paul Foley (Tech4i2)Katarzyna Szkuta (Tech4i2)Joanna O'Connor (Citadel Consulting)Diane Whitehouse (The Castlegate Consultancy)
The study was awarded in response to a request for services to undertake a study on the assessment of the differentmodels of supply and charging for public sector information (SMART 2010/0046) under the Framework Contract Lot 2 DGINFSO SMART 2009/0042 to Deloitte Consulting CVBA located in Brussels, in cooperation with external experts.Legal Notices:The opinions expressed are the view of the authors and their sole responsibility and not
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